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A Shattered Collection of My Best Memories: An Immediate Solution Thanks to Stellar Photo Recovery

Who doesn’t love creating new memories and saving them as photos on a smartphone, PC, or any other digital media? While many of us share some on social media, we keep the most precious and private ones to ourselves. Sadly, my hard drive of photos became corrupted, which held images…

Adobe Acrobat Pro is the ultimate solution for increased productivity

Disclosure: Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. Despite our many technological advances today, we still sit with situations where we open several apps for a task. You use one to compile a document, another one…

GOM Mix Max’s Big Launch

GOM & Company is releasing its newest video editing software, GOM Mix Max, with a big launch celebration. Focused on balancing high-quality and plentiful features, GOM Mix Max will be a powerful tool for new editors and veterans alike. Users who sign up now can get GOM Mix Max for free for…

TeamViewer Updates QuickSupport App, Improves Speed
TeamViewer recently updated their QuickSupport mobile application to provide service technicians with the ability to offer faster, more efficient remote support to Android devices from any Windows computer. The unveiling of the new QuickSupport version ensures service techs that they can connect to mobile devices up to three times... Read more
WhatsApp 2.12.114 – New Free Emergency Features And Improvements
WhatsApp has been busy over the last few days releasing update after update of their instant messaging app. Today, WhatsApp 2.12.114 was released but this version is still currently in beta. Because the update is in beta, WhatsApp users cannot download the update from the Google Play Store, you... Read more
Firefox 38 Update Integrates Pocket Service
This week, Firefox has announced the addition of a new feature when Mozilla updated their popular web browser to version 38. Pocket, a read-it-later service designed for saving text and video, will now be fully integrated into Firefox that will help users save articles, videos, and websites that they... Read more
Windows 10 Release Date Officially Announced By Microsoft
Today, Microsoft officially announced that Windows 10 will start rolling out on July 29th, 2015. Specifically, Microsoft allowed Cortana to announce the big news. If you don’t have a Windows PC or phone running the Windows 10 Preview Insider, you can hear the announcement for yourself by clicking here.... Read more
Adobe Flash Player Beta Released
Since it was first released 19 years ago, Adobe Flash Player has become a crucial piece of software for viewing multimedia files and executing rich internet applications. The latest beta version ( is a testament to Adobe’s will to never stop improving. Adobe Flash Player Beta 18.144 comes with... Read more
Moose Malware Infecting Linux Based Devices
ESET researchers have identified a worm that is targeting cable modems, DSL modems, and home routers in order to pull off massive social networking fraud. The worm “hijacks victims’ internet connections in order to ‘like’ posts and pages, ‘view’ videos, and ‘follow’ other accounts,” according to a blog post... Read more
Cortana Is Coming To Android And iOS
It’s official:  Microsoft is releasing Cortana Voice Assistant to both Android and iPhone. Both platforms will get an app that will help you keep your life organized. With features like dictating reminders and keeping track of flights, the app will heavily resemble much of what is seen on the... Read more
Canonical Launches Ubuntu Advantage Storage
Canonical, best known for its distribution of Ubuntu Linux, recently launched several (paid) services with a focus on the OpenStack platform. Ubuntu Advantage Storage was announced by Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, Canada. Canonical describes the new service as “software-defined storage support service.”  ... Read more
First Apple Watch OS Update Has A Bug
Numerous Apple Watch owners have taken to Apple’s forum and the MacRumors forum to express concern that the device’s heart rate sensor has taken a serious blow since the release of Apple Watch OS 1.0.1 on May 19th, 2015. The release of Watch OS 1.0.1 claimed to contain performance enhancements... Read more
Leak Unveils Microsoft “Flow”
The tech and software industry is buzzing after a new email app by Microsoft called “Flow” was leaked on Tuesday (May 19, 2015). Yesterday, the first screenshots unveiling the app leaked. The software giant has yet to announce the app, but a new download page – “Microsoft Confidential” –... Read more
Skype Receives Real-Time Translator
Microsoft has removed its Skype Translator preview out of closed beta and made the software available to anyone running Windows 8.1 or the Windows 10 Technical Preview. No sign-up is necessary. The announcement regarding the released update was posted on Microsoft’s Skype blog last week. Skype Translator currently comes... Read more
Opera Mini Browser Updated – New Design And Features
Opera Mini Browser recently received some big updates that have seemingly changed everything about the popular browser. The UI saw a mega-revamp and new features were added like new omnibar support, gesture controls, and data saving features. Opera Mini is one of the world’s most popular web browsers, racking... Read more
DVDFab PC Backup Released
DVDFab, already well-known for their movie backup software, has recently released a PC Backup to their line of products. DVDFab PC Backup is a Windows based backup software that can be used to clone apps, disk images, documents, emails, music, photos, shared files, videos. Users can even go so... Read more
Emsisoft Announces Release of Anti-Malware 10 and Internet Security 10
Emsisoft has announced the release of Emsisoft Internet Security 10 and Emsisoft Anti-Malware 10. The biggest news of the announcement claims a dramatic cut in scan times with a typical Malware Scan (previously known as as a Smart Scan) dropping from a time consuming 13 minutes to complete the... Read more
Dropbox Acquires Umano
On May 12th, 2015, Dropbox acquired Umano, a startup that provides voice actors who read content that can be recorded and added to content on websites and applications. Umano announced the news via blog post. “We’re thrilled to announce that the Umano team has joined Dropbox! Nearly three years ago,... Read more
Firefox OS Smartphone Launch Has Commenced in Africa
Smartphones running the open-source Firefox OS have started shipping in Senegal and Madagascar. The Orange Klif, a 3G phone operating on Orange’s mobile network, is available in Africa first as part of a strategy to drive mobile internet growth across Africa and the Middle East as the company taps... Read more
Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Is The End Of The Line
Sorry Windows fans, it looks like we’re all going to have to come to grips with the fact the Windows 10 is the end of line and there will be no Microsoft 11. The iconic operating system is installed on over 90% of computers world-wide, but it was confirmed... Read more
Pantheon And NodeSquirrel Join Forces
Pantheon, a popular website management platform for Drupal and WordPress, announced today that they have acquired NodeSquirrel , a free backup service for Drupal sites. NodeSquirrel, launched in 2012, and was originally developed as an extension for Drupal but quickly took off and is now used by more than... Read more